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Islamic Art from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008862


Squarish 8vo. 90 color, b&w plates, color frontis. Approx. 100 pp. Essentially as issued. View more info

Fine Japanese Prints: Estate of the Late Blanche B. McFetridge Property Formerly in the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014411


Auction catalog. 20-21 Nov. 1969. 124 pp., 433 catalogued lots, selected works represented in b&w plates. Some surface paper loss on both covers, loss along top edges of both covers from silverfishing. Interior (on coated paper stock, not a silverfish's favorite) shows light handling only. Acceptable reference copy. Scarce, interesting Frank Lloyd Wright associational. View more info

Glimpses of Spain and Morocco: A Few Facts and Hints for the Passengers of the North German Lloyd Steamship Co. and of the German Mediterranean Service

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Gustav H. Schwab/North German Lloyd Steamship Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014485


Wraps, oblong format, approx. 9 1/4" x 6 5/8", cord binding. Lettered and decorated in gold and dark blue. Unpaginated, [38] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Both covers modestly soiled. A bit of scattered corner/edge wear through interior, nothing very worthy of comment. Small chip along top front edge at corner. Interior is clean and intact. Vintage travel guide that includes coverage of Tangier, Granada, Sevilla, Cordova, Madrid, Gibraltar and Toledo, along wit... View more info

Persian and Islamic Works of Art / Near Eastern Carpets and Rugs / 19th Century European Paintings [9-10 Dec. 1977 Auction Catalog, Sale No. 4060]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015012


Auction catalog, squarish 8vo. Sale 4060. 310 catalogued lots, most pictured, color + b&w plates. Mild edge wear. View more info

Sumi-E: The Art of Japanese Brush Painting

By: N/A

Price: $4.95

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Yasutomo and Co.:

Seller ID: 020283


Stiff illus. wraps. Booklet. 24 pp., illus. Mild shelf/handling wear, light abrasion along top front edge. View more info

Vietnam Revisited [Nimrod International Journal Vol. 47, No. 2 (Spring/Summer 2004])

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Tulsa, OK, University of Tulsa: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021192


Color illus. wraps. viii,224 pp. Light wear to corners. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. View more info

Rug-Weavers of India [Rug Weavers of India]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Smead & Lawton for John Wanamaker: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028271


Booklet, gray wraps, illus./lettered in yellow and black. Considerably rubbed along binding fold, separated with wear along upper and lower portions of binding fold, corner wear with approx. 1/2" loss to top front corner. Loss to top corners of front flyleaf and several succeeding leaves, interior otherwise intact. Slight dampstaining along fore-edge of several late leaves. 56 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. No longer the most attractive copy, but essentially in... View more info

The East African Annual 1951-1952 [Kenya - Tanganyika - Uganda - Zanzibar]

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Nairobi, Kenya, East African Standard Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031251


Stiff color illus. wraps. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed along edges with a few light corner creases, bumped at head of spine. Front flyleaf (Ford automobile ad) pulling at binding staples, otherwise firm. 200 pp., many advertisements, many b&w photographs, oriented toward the entitled Colonial tourist, with images of Zulu warriors rubbing shoulders with color Coca-Cola ads - seems almost like an inspiration for "The Gods Must Be Crazy." Scarce. View more info

The Dawn of the Floating World Postcard Book

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Royal Academy of Arts/RA Enterprises:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032073


Stiff color illus. wraps. 18 postcard images, detachable. As issued, fully intact, all cards still attached. View more info

Pre-War Balinese Modernists: 1928-1942 from a Private Collection (including works selected by Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead) [Christie's Singapore auction - 29 September 2001: HANUMAN-2107]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Singapore, Christie's Singapore: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034491


Stiff color illus. wraps. 128 pp., 188 catalogued lots, illus, in color. As issued. View more info

Pre-War Balinese Modernists: 1928-1942 from a Private Collection (including works selected by Gregory Bateson and Margaret Mead) [Christie's Singapore auction - 29 September 2001: HANUMAN-2107]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Singapore, Christie's Singapore: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034492


Stiff color illus. wraps. 128 pp., 188 catalogued lots, illus, in color. As issued. View more info

Japanese Fan Prints [15 April - 3 May 1969 Exhibition, R. E. Lewis, San Francisco]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, R. E. Lewis, Inc. Original Prints and Drawings: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034680


Booklet, illus. wraps w/ illus. glassine outer wraps, oblong format. 75 catalogued entries, including primitives, Katsukawa, Kyoto, Utagawa, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, misc., Hiroshige, Gyosai, Meiji. Mild wear, light creasing to corners, slight tear at top binding fold of glassine wrap. View more info

Guam, Today!

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Guam Chamber of Commerce: 1957

Seller ID: 041298


Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, stapled binding. Modest wear with light foxing to portions of front cover, slight rubbing to corners. Clean interior, firm binding. Former owner's signature on contents page, with interior mildly toned (typical of issue). Unpaginated, 100+ pp., well-illus., many local ads. Dated Dec. 1957. View more info

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art [Christie's New York #8220, 21-22 Sept. 1995]

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041754


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Minor shelf/handling wear. 304 pp., 686 catalogued lots, illus. in color. Clean, unmarked interior. View more info

Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from an American Private Collection [Christie's New York #8236, 21 Sept. 1995]

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041755


Red cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor shelf wear. 174 pp., 303 catalogued lots, illus. in color. Clean, unmarked interior. View more info

The Hardy Collection of Early Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art from the Sze Yuan Tang [Christie's New York #8218, 21 Sept. 1995]

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Christie's: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041756


Moss green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows minor shelf wear. 168 pp., 164 catalogued lots, pp., illus. in color. Clean, unmarked interior. View more info

Pictorial Guide to Pagan

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rangoon [Yangon], Socialist Republic of the Union of Burma, Ministry of Culture: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 044554


1975 ptg. (4th ptg. of 1963 second revised edition). Light blue wraps, stapled binding. Light shelf/handling wear. 63 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs, folding map at rear. View more info

The Art of Zen: Paintings and Calligraphy by Japanese Monks 1600-1925

By: Addiss, Stephen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 026773


Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Stiff illus. wraps. 223 pp., 116 illus. Former owner's purchase note in ink inside back cover, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Document of A-Bombed Nagasaki

By: Akizuki, Tatsuichiro (text); Keiichi Nagata (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nagasaki City, Japan, Keiichi Nagata: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 037656


Stiff color illus. wraps, French flaps. Slight shelf/handling wear, virtually as issued. [iii],114 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Stated 2nd edition: 1979. Very scarce. View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar: Fables and Hero Stories from Old China, Illustrated with Scissor-Cuts

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011613


Red cloth, stamped in blind on front panel, with spine panel lettering in yellow. 29 pp., illustrated with scissor-cuts. As issued, in dust jacket. No indication of printing; given the publisher's varying methods of designation during this era, we assume this copy to be a 1st thus. View more info

Pebbles from a Broken Jar: Fables and Hero Stories from Old China, Illustrated with Scissor-Cuts

By: Alexander, Frances

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill: 1967

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011614


Red cloth, stamped in blind on front panel, with spine panel lettering in yellow. 29 pp., illustrated with scissor-cuts. As issued, in dust jacket. No indication of printing; given the publisher's varying methods of designation during this era, we assume this copy to be a 1st thus. View more info

Uganda: The Fist 366 Days [Second Republic - Gen. Idi Amin]

By: Amin, Idi [General Idi Amin Dada] (fwd.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Kampala, Uganda, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034967


Original thick cardstock boards, lettered in black. Minor shelf/handling wear, former owner's signature on main title, otherwise unmarked. Color pictorial dust jacket shows modest shelf wear, rubbed edges, several creases paralleling front flap fold, 1 1/2" triangular area of loss along bottom front edge, now in mylar. ii,91 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Disturbing propagandistic chronicle of the first year of rule by the so-called "Second Republic," i.... View more info

African Jungle

By: Anderson, A. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Anderson, IN, The Warner Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031254


Light brown cloth, illus./lettered in black. An area of lightening to cloth on lower front cover, otherwise only light shelf wear. Front flyleaf shows calligraphic presentation inscription for perfect church attendance, 1934, in red pencil, otherwise unmarked. 192 pp., b&w plates. Juvenile fiction set in the African veldt. View more info

Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art: Now Days - Early Days - Art Works and Legends

By: Anna Eglitis, Anna (editor), with Arone Meeks and Ken Thaiday (assoc. editors)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, Central Queensland University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040427


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slightly rubbed corners, essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, bottom front edge slightly curled. xvii,160 pp., illus. w/ color plates and facing-page commentary. View more info

Ceylon

By: Arasaratnam, S.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Spectrum/Prentice-Hall: 1964

Seller ID: 022218


3rd ptg. Stiff illus. wraps. Mild shelf wear. ix,182 pp. View more info